Category Archives: Fly Fishing Gear Review

Three totally and utterly dependable shooting/running lines – Nicholas’ Review

I fish single and two hand fly rods for salmon in estuaries, and I often use shooting heads manufactured by Rio and Scientific Anglers. With  over a decade experience fishing various products, I can whole heartedly report that the three … Continue reading

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San Miguel by Ross Reels

Tim discusses Ross’ iconic San Miguel fly fishing reel. A true classic that’s returned. -Classic San Miguel aesthetic coupled with modern performance updates -Polished, high-gloss black finish -Powerful and smooth carbon / stainless sealed drag system -Canvas micarta handle enhances … Continue reading

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The Echo Fly Rod Seasons of Pacific City: Fall

This is the last of three blog posts that feature the Echo fly rods I fish through the seasons here in Pacific City. Fly fishers who know me have long ago realized that I fish rods offered by the likes of Sage, Winston, … Continue reading

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Video Replays

We posted the videos below a while back but it’s crunch time and just in case you need some last minute ideas, here you go.

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Echo Fly Rod Seasons of Pacific City: Spring/Summer

This is the second of three blog posts that feature the Echo fly rods I fish through the seasons here in Pacific City. I have learned though personal experience to appreciate the performance and value of Echo fly rods for over a decade now. Although … Continue reading

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Youth Gift Guide for the Young Fly Fisher 2019

In this video, Tim shows us some gift ideas for the young fly fisher in your life. From youth fly rods to stylish hats, tying kits to fly boxes, practice rods to gift certificates, Caddisflyshop.com has something for everyone. Visit … Continue reading

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Fishpond Tacky Fly Boxes Video Overview

Five years ago, Tacky set out to create the most innovative fly box available to the fly fishing community. Finding a multitude of design flaws in traditional fly boxes, the minds at Tacky replaced traditional foam inserts with silicone and … Continue reading

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Ten Favorite Things for Christmas and a Black Friday Deal

This Black Friday The Caddis Fly Angling Shop is offering 20% off all flies this Friday only. Stock up on your favorite patterns, create a selection for a gift, get the patterns you need for your next trip. Again all … Continue reading

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Echo Fly Rod Seasons of Pacific City: Winter/Spring

This is the first of three blog posts that will feature the Echo fly rods I fish through the seasons here in Pacific City. Any fly angler located in Pacific City, Oregon who might be so-inclined can find some species of Pacific … Continue reading

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New Products and Great Deals Abound for Anglers during the 2019 Holiday Season

Just in time for the holiday season some of the fly fishing industries best companies have some sweet deals and new products for the angler and shopper. New Fly Boxes from Fishpond. Fishpond purchased Tacky Fly Boxes this summer and … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Fly Fisher 2019

Tim shows off a few of the great gifts available at The Caddis Fly and Caddisflyshop.com for the 2019 holiday season. Many more items for the angler can be found at our store on 6th ave and online at caddisflyshop.com. … Continue reading

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Guiding the Sierra – Fall 2019

This summer I returned home for a few weeks of guiding in the Sierra.  Here are some pics to enjoy. For information contact: Yosemite-outfitters.com Tight Lines, Greg Nespor – Caddis Fly Shop and  (Lead Guide/Yosemite Outfitters)

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LINE MANAGEMENT – Scientific Anglers Line Care Discussion

From Scientific Anglers Blog Usually when we discuss line management in fly fishing terms, we refer to line control on the water and handling line while wading or in a boat. Today, we are going to look at line management … Continue reading

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Aquaflies news, reviews, and light thoughts to ponder

Doug Brutocao was recently my guest at our family cabin in beautiful downtown Woods, suburb of Pacific City, where he and Joe fished for salmon while I chased fruitlessly the elusive sea run Cutthroat in no fewer than three nearby … Continue reading

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Oregon Albacore on the Fly – Teaser Trailer

My first tuna run this season was one of those days that leaves me swearing that it is the last time I’ll ever fish. Twelve hours of pounding on the ocean in a dory with only a little action in the first … Continue reading

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